87 year old James Hoyte Odom of Smithville passed away Sunday at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church and he was retired from the Doctor's Building. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Dr. John Carpenter will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pascal and Maude Gilreath Odom; a son, James Edward Odom; and two sisters, Gladys Knowles and Elene Hayes. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Joann Pack Odom of Smithville. A son, Richard and Jann Odom of Alabama. Two daughters, Regina Odom of Smithville and Renee Odom of Georgia. Three grandchildren, Chad and Julie Hendrixson of Smithville, Ashley and James Sward of Hendersonville, and Olivia Odom of Alabama. Two great grandchildren, Maggie Hendrixson of Smithville and Leena Pifer of Georgia. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangement. Donations may be made to the Smithville First United Methodist Church.